Archive | February, 2011
Call of Duty: Black Ops

“Call of Duty” and Other War Video Games May Be Dangerous to War Vets

I remember watching, with my heart in my mouth, as a friend played “Call of Duty.”  I stood behind him, amazed and appalled at the realistic portrayal of what I knew of war.  Nowadays there’s not a whole lot left to the imagination because of photo-taking and video-taping right in the battlefields.  It is commonplace to see, […]

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A Unique Way to Leave Your Valentine (or anyone else)

These unusual cards don’t greet, they say hit the street!! Not everyone wants to send flowers and candy on Valentine’s Day.  Sometimes the relationship is over but it still officially exists.  How do you end it?  You know you want to…need to.  You’ve talked, fought, cried, tried.  Nothing has worked…for a very long time. Jeff DeLong knows […]

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Into the Mouths of Babes – Toxic Toys

 Into the mouths of babes – Phthalates Regulations soon in force in Canada – U.S. to follow? (The following article was written by Dr. Dianne Saxe and Ms. Jackie Campbell – see below for information on the authors – used by permission.  Please note that the picture of the baby biting on a teething ring […]

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Bats in North America Dying By the Thousands

Over one million bats in six species in eastern North America have died from white-nose syndrome (WNS) since 2006. As a result several species of bats may become endangered or extinct. White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a fatal disease of bats that hibernate. And it’s moving west.  (In the featured picture note the fungal spots of […]

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Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Expert offers hard hitting advice on preventing teen dating violence You see the reports of date rape in the newspapers and on TV.  Cases of teen violence have skyrocketed nationwide.   The FBI reports that 30% of women who are murdered in the U.S. are killed by their boyfriends, husbands or exes.   One-third of teenagers have […]

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Post A Week 2011

I’m Posting at least once a week in 2011! I’ve decided I want to blog more. Rather than just thinking about doing it, I’m starting right now.  I will be posting on this blog once a week for all of 2011. I know it won’t be easy, but it might be fun, inspiring, awesome and wonderful. […]

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What IS News, Views, and Gurus?

There are millions of stories just waiting to be told – news stories, personality stories, human interest stories, book stories, and inspirational stories.  You know the ones I mean. As a freelance journalist, writer and editor, I have access to hundreds of story ideas that I have been itching to share, everything from Painless Childbirth to When Is […]

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